noun, plural a·li·as·es.
- ali baba,
- ali muhammad of shiraz,
- ali pasha,
- ali, muhammad,
- alias dictus,
Origin of alias
Examples from the Web for aliases
Hubbard, who went under the aliases Larry David Barnes and Larry Lamar Ratcliff, moved to Florida in the early 1970s.Los Angeles Police Pin Old Murders of Three Women on Dead Serial Killer|Christine Pelisek|August 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Information comes to us that on account of recent Government raids the Red organizations are assuming a variety of aliases.The Red Conspiracy|Joseph J. Mereto
What her connection is with this gentleman of aliases I cannot guess.The House of Strange Secrets|A. Eric Bayly
Which will you have, caballero—my nom de guerre, or any other of my aliases?The Tiger-Slayer|Gustave Aimard
Yes; I have observed a number of aliases where there is no particular effort to disguise.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Of all military airplanes there is none so fond of “aliases” as the high speed fighting machine.The Romance of Aircraft|Lawrence Yard Smith
noun plural -ases
Word Origin for alias
"assumed name," c.1600, from alias (adv.).
mid-15c., "otherwise called," from Latin alias "at another time, in another way," from alius "(an)other," from PIE *al- "beyond" (cf. Sanskrit anya "other, different," Avestan anya-, Armenian ail, Greek allos "another," Gothic aljis "other," Old English elles "otherwise, else," Modern English else).